We admit this shift will not be accomplished rapidly nor is it meant to totally change the way higher educational is structured nor functions.
As a starting point the 'single question' What problem do you want to solve? is designed as an advisement prompt and working structure or framework to work with students on either designing their own major or broadening the scope of the classes they take to promote the maximum flexibility of skills and qualifications they take in higher education.
It would also become relevant in combining student choices of majors and minors, suggesting participation in clubs and organizations, connecting with mentors and targeting locations for co-ops and internships.
Regarding measurement, we can see projects or development and participation of multi-disciplinary teams in problem solving targets. It is likely that a multi-phased levels of involvement would be developed that would engage professionals in the fields as well as employers along the way. This would be a great avenue for potential employers to get to know students who may someday be their employees from a mentoring and project team perspective long before the interview process.
Thanks for helping us consider how to frame our design on this.
Thanks Kaitlyn, According to most long-range employment perspectives, up to 70% of the jobs that will be filled by students in elementary through high school today do not yet exist. Being able to expand the adaptability and transferable skills of anyone only better prepares them for this employment transformation.